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Sep 19, 2020

Now recovering, Ortiz says coronavirus 'no joke'
David Ortiz says he's recovering from COVID-19 and said the virus "is no joke."

ESPN MLB
Sep 19, 2020

Astros' Verlander: I need Tommy John surgery
Houston Astros right-hander Justin Verlander is set to undergo Tommy John surgery, he said in an Instagram post Saturday.

ESPN MLB
Sep 19, 2020

A's clinch playoff berth, but 'bigger goals' remain
The Oakland A's secured a third straight playoff berth and sixth in nine seasons with Seattle's loss to San Diego and a 6-0 win against the cross-bay rival San Francisco Giants on Friday night.

ESPN MLB
Sep 19, 2020

MLB playoff push: A's become fourth team to clinch playoff spot, plus current postseason bracket
With Oakland becoming the latest to wrap up a postseason spot, we look at who hopes to join them and more.

ESPN MLB
Sep 19, 2020

Pujols homers twice, passes Mays for fifth all time
Angels slugger Albert Pujols homered twice to pass Willie Mays for fifth place on the career home run list in a 6-2 win over the Rangers on Friday night.

ESPN MLB
Sep 18, 2020

Cardinals put Hudson on IL with forearm strain
Cardinals right-hander Dakota Hudson, who left his start Thursday night after just two innings, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right forearm.

ESPN MLB
Sep 18, 2020

Red Sox get Rockies' Wallace as part of Pillar deal
The Boston Red Sox acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Jacob Wallace from the Colorado Rockies on Friday, completing the Aug. 31 trade for outfielder Kevin Pillar.

ESPN MLB
Sep 18, 2020

Rays OF Meadows on IR, could miss postseason
The Rays put outfielder Austin Meadows on the 10-day injured list with a strained oblique that will sideline him into the playoffs.

ESPN MLB
Sep 18, 2020

Fantasy baseball forecaster for Week 9: Sept. 21-27
Set your lineups for the week ahead with our forecaster, which features pitcher rankings, two-start pitchers and more.

ESPN MLB
Sep 18, 2020

MLB playoff push: Who's in and who could clinch next, plus current postseason bracket
With the Rays and White Sox punching their playoff tickets, we look at who hopes to join them and more.

ESPN MLB
Sep 18, 2020

MLB playoff push: Yankees tee off again as White Sox, Rays clinch, plus current postseason bracket
With the Rays and White Sox punching their tickets, we look at who hopes to join them in the playoffs and what the matchups would be if the season ended today.

ESPN MLB
Sep 17, 2020

MLB playoff push: White Sox, Rays join playoff field, plus current postseason bracket
With the Rays and White Sox punching their tickets, we look at who hopes to join them in the playoffs and what the matchups would be if the season ended today.

ESPN MLB
Sep 17, 2020

White Sox clinch first playoff berth since 2008
The Chicago White Sox rallied past the Minnesota Twins on Thursday, clinching their first postseason berth since 2008 with a 4-3 win. Chicago is assured of no worse than a wild-card berth.

ESPN MLB
Sep 17, 2020

Yanks set franchise first with 5 HRs in one inning
The Yankees became the seventh team in MLB history to hit five homers in an inning, achieving the feat in the fourth inning of Thursday's game against the Jays.

ESPN MLB
Sep 17, 2020

Twins' Donaldson ejected at plate after HR trot
Twins slugger Josh Donaldson was ejected from Thursday's game against the White Sox for kicking dirt on home plate after crossing it following a sixth-inning home run.

ESPN MLB
Sep 17, 2020

Dodgers lefty Ferguson to undergo Tommy John
The Dodgers' bullpen took a big hit Thursday, with left-hander Caleb Ferguson expected to undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery.

ESPN MLB
Sep 17, 2020

Cards' Hudson leaves start with elbow tightness
The Cardinals said Dakota Hudson left his start Thursday because of right elbow tightness.

ESPN MLB
Sep 17, 2020

White Sox beat Twins 4-3 to clinch playoff spot
The Chicago White Sox clinched their first postseason berth since 2008 on Thursday after rallying to beat the visiting Minnesota Twins. Chicago is assured of no worse than a wild-card berth.

ESPN MLB
Sep 17, 2020

Padres-Mariners series moved to S.D. due to air
The Padres-Mariners series originally scheduled for this weekend in Seattle has been moved to San Diego because of air-quality issues in Washington state.

ESPN MLB
Sep 17, 2020

Pickups: Matt Carpenter has more left in 2020
Tristan H. Cockcroft explores the waiver wire in search of three players to add to rosters.

ESPN MLB
Sep 17, 2020

Exciting young stars? A classic rematch? The World Series matchups we most (and least) want to see
With new faces such as the White Sox and Padres in the expanded playoff mix, the Fall Classic possibilities are nearly endless. Here are the showdowns we'd love (or hate).

ESPN MLB
Sep 17, 2020

Playoffs schedule, bubble locations and how to watch every postseason game
Here's the schedule for every matchup of this unique October.

ESPN MLB
Sep 17, 2020

MLB playoff push: White Sox join Dodgers in playoff field, plus current postseason bracket
With the Dodgers and White Sox clinching spots, we look at the teams hoping to join them in the playoffs and what the matchups would be if the season ended today.

ESPN MLB
Sep 17, 2020

Lester emotional in possible Wrigley farewell
Jon Lester, who will be a free agent after this season, admitted that he had "a lot of emotions" Wednesday in what might have been his final start at Wrigley Field as a Cub.

ESPN MLB
Sep 16, 2020

Mets' deGrom exits early with hamstring spasm
The Mets' Jacob deGrom was pulled after only 40 pitches and one strikeout. He gave up three runs, pushing his ERA back over 2.00 at 2.09.

ESPN MLB
Sep 16, 2020

Dodgers 1st to clinch; 8th straight playoff berth
The Dodgers beat the Padres 7-5 on Wednesday to clinch their eighth consecutive postseason berth, the third-longest streak in MLB history.

ESPN MLB
Sep 16, 2020

Report: Ump tests positive for virus; crews shift
The affected umpire, who wasn't identified, was not on the field when the result was learned, but his positive test reportedly prompted a late shift in crew assignments in Florida this week.

ESPN MLB
Sep 16, 2020

MLB playoff push: Dodgers first team to clinch playoff spot, plus current postseason bracket
With the Dodgers' playoff spot secured, we look at the teams hoping to join them and what the playoff matchups would be if the season ended today.

ESPN MLB
Sep 16, 2020

MLB joins alliance seeking higher voter turnout
Major League Baseball has joined the Civic Alliance, a nonpartisan group of businesses pushing for higher voter turnout.

ESPN MLB
Sep 16, 2020

Cardinals manager Shildt suspended 1 game
Cardinals manager Mike Shildt was suspended one game for his role in a bench-clearing fracas in Milwaukee, and he was set to miss the nightcap of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Brewers.

ESPN MLB
Sep 16, 2020

Yanks activate Judge, move Paxton to 45-day IL
All-Star right fielder Aaron Judge was activated from the injured list on Wednesday, but LHP James Paxton was transferred to the 45-day IL, effectively ending his regular season.

ESPN MLB
Sep 16, 2020

Yankees' lineup at full strength as Judge returns
All-Star right fielder Aaron Judge was activated from the injured list on Wednesday, and the Yankees have all their regulars healthy and active for the first time since Aug. 8.

ESPN MLB
Sep 16, 2020

This Cowboy ain't easy to love: Baseball's complicated relationship with Joe West
Joe West can be seen as a good umpire or a jerk. He is self-deprecating one minute and vindictive the next. He will put his arm around you as quickly as he will throw you out of a game. For 44 years, he's done it the only way that matters to him: his way.

ESPN MLB
Sep 16, 2020

MLB playoff push: Phillies deliver blow to Mets' October hopes, plus current postseason bracket
We look at the games that matter most and what the playoff matchups would be if the season ended today.

ESPN MLB
Sep 16, 2020

Phillies' Arrieta (hamstring) vows quick return
Philadelphia Phillies starter Jake Arrieta left Tuesday's win over the New York Mets in the sixth inning after injuring his hamstring. Arrieta, who got the win, said he'll be ready for the postseason, if the Phils qualify, and hopes to be ready sooner.

ESPN MLB
Sep 16, 2020

Astros' Correa fouls ball off ankle, X-rays negative
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has a bone bruise in his left ankle after fouling a pitch off of it on Tuesday night.

ESPN MLB
Sep 16, 2020

Yanks back on playoff track after 20-run outburst
The Yankees, who have rebounded following a 5-15 stretch, rocketed past the Blue Jays and into second place in the AL East with a 20-6 blowout Tuesday night that extended their winning streak to six.

ESPN MLB
Sep 15, 2020

Red Sox's Houck strikes out 7, wins MLB debut
Tanner Houck, Boston's first-round draft pick in 2017, gave up two hits while striking out seven in five scoreless innings against Miami to win his major league debut on Tuesday.

ESPN MLB
Sep 15, 2020

Giants-M's games postponed due to Seattle air
The Giants-Mariners games scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday have been postponed due to poor air quality in Seattle and moved to San Francisco.

ESPN MLB
Sep 15, 2020

2020 MLB playoffs schedule, bubble locations and how to watch every postseason game
From the expanded 16-team wild-card round through the World Series in Arlington, Texas, here's the schedule for every matchup of this unique October.

ESPN MLB
Sep 15, 2020

Stanton back with Yanks after missing 32 games
Giancarlo Stanton is back with the Yankees after missing 32 games because of a strained left hamstring.

ESPN MLB
Sep 15, 2020

Sources: Accord reached on MLB playoff bubbles
Major League Baseball and its players' union have reached an agreement on playing this year's postseason in bubble settings, sources confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Sep 15, 2020

Dodgers activate 3B Turner, likely starting at DH
Dodgers 3B Justin Turner, who has missed 14 games with a strained hamstring, was activated off the injured list Tuesday.

ESPN MLB
Sep 15, 2020

MLB postseason to be played at bubble sites
Major League Baseball and its players' union have reached an agreement on playing this year's postseason in bubble settings, the league announced Tuesday.

ESPN MLB
Sep 15, 2020

'It's like picking your favorite kid': MLB insiders on the NL Cy Young race
Yu Darvish, Trevor Bauer and Jacob deGrom are giving us an epic race of big-name aces. Here's the case for each with thoughts from those around the game.

ESPN MLB
Sep 15, 2020

Dodgers vs. Padres is the new high-stakes rivalry MLB needed
L.A.'s division lead is shrinking as San Diego becomes more than an NL West neighbor. The Padres are now a legit threat.

ESPN MLB
Sep 15, 2020

Source: Ex-Giants star Sandoval joins Braves
Veteran infielder Pablo Sandoval signed a minor league deal Monday with the Atlanta Braves and will report to their alternate training site in Gwinnett, Georgia, MLB Network reported.

ESPN MLB
Sep 15, 2020

MLB playoff push: White Sox clinch winning season, plus current playoff field
We look at the games that matter most and what the playoff matchups would be if the season ended today.

ESPN MLB
Sep 15, 2020

A's-Mariners games played under haze of smoke
Monday's A's-Mariners doubleheader was played under a haze of smoke in Seattle, with several players complaining about the air quality.

ESPN MLB
Sep 14, 2020

Report: Ex-Giants star Sandoval joins Braves
Veteran infielder Pablo Sandoval signed a minor league deal Monday with the Atlanta Braves and will report to their alternate training site in Gwinnett, Georgia, MLB Network reported.

ESPN MLB
Sep 14, 2020

Cohen reaches an agreement to purchase Mets
An on-again, off-again negotiation between Steve Cohen and the New York Mets finally resulted in the franchise's sale to the billionaire Monday, pending the approval of the Major League Baseball club owners

ESPN MLB
Sep 14, 2020

A's sign Jake Lamb to add depth to infield
The A's, thin in the infield because of injuries, signed former All-Star Jake Lamb on Monday.

ESPN MLB
Sep 14, 2020

Power Rankings: The biggest 2020 surprise on all 30 teams
With the White Sox and Padres surging, here is the most unexpected thing this year for every club.

ESPN MLB
Sep 14, 2020

MLB Power Rankings: The biggest 2020 surprise on all 30 teams
With the White Sox and Padres surging toward the top of the charts, we look at the most unexpected thing this year for every club.

ESPN MLB
Sep 14, 2020

Rays 1B Choi (hamstring) out at least 2-3 weeks
Rays first baseman Ji-Man Choi is expected to be out at least two to three weeks with a strained left hamstring, with manager Kevin Cash saying it would take a "miraculous recovery" for him to be ready for the playoffs.

ESPN MLB
Sep 14, 2020

MLB playoff push: Dodgers' dominant bullpen could be finishing piece
We look at the games that matter most and what the playoff matchups would be if the season ended today.

ESPN MLB
Sep 14, 2020

MLB playoff push: Dodgers' dominant bullpen could be finishing piece, plus current playoff field
We look at the games that matter most and what the playoff matchups would be if the season ended today.

ESPN MLB
Sep 14, 2020

MLB playoff push: Dodgers closing in on clinching 2020's first postseason spot, plus current playoff field
We look at the games that matter most and what the playoff matchups would be if the season ended today.

ESPN MLB
Sep 13, 2020

The Cubs' Alec Mills goes from college walk-on to no-hit pitcher
A long road that included fighting for a spot on a college team and being released by the Royals ended in an unlikely gem for the Cubs' righty.

ESPN MLB
Sep 13, 2020

Pujols 'humbled' as he ties Mays with 660th HR
Albert Pujols hit his 660th career home run on Sunday, tying the Los Angeles Angels slugger for fifth on the all-time list with Willie Mays.

ESPN MLB
Sep 13, 2020

Pujols' 660th HR ties Mays for 5th on all-time list
Albert Pujols hit his 660th career home run on Sunday, tying the Los Angeles Angels slugger for fifth on the all-time list with Willie Mays.

ESPN MLB
Sep 13, 2020

Cubs' Mills tosses no-hitter against Brewers
Cubs right-hander Alec Mills threw a no-hitter against the Brewers.

ESPN MLB
Sep 13, 2020

Follow live: Cubs' Alec Mills no-hitting Brewers through seven innings
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ESPN MLB
Sep 13, 2020

Giants OF Dickerson cleared after positive test
Giants outfielder Alex Dickerson received news of a positive test result for the coronavirus on Friday night moments before he was set to play at San Diego -- and he knew in his gut it couldn't possibly be right.

ESPN MLB
Sep 13, 2020

Reds RHP Gray placed on IL with strained back
Pitcher Sonny Gray was placed on the 10-day injured list by the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday because a strain in the right side of his mid-back, a move retroactive to Friday.

ESPN MLB
Sep 13, 2020

Giants, Padres to play DH after false positive
The Giants and Padres will return to play with a Sunday doubleheader after a false positive coronavirus test canceled two games.

ESPN MLB
Sep 13, 2020

'We have a heartbeat': How A.J. and Kate Pollock faced their daughter's premature birth during COVID-19
Not long after he and his wife became first-time parents at the dawn of a pandemic, the Dodgers outfielder tested positive for the coronavirus.

ESPN MLB
Sep 13, 2020

MLB Sunday Spotlight: How far will Dodgers, Astros go in the postseason?
With L.A. and Houston meeting again this weekend, we get you set for the Sunday night game on ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Sep 13, 2020

Fired attendant files suit against Angels, MLB
Lawyers for a former clubhouse attendant for the Angels filed suit against the club and MLB, alleging their client was unfairly depicted as "a scapegoat" in the league's efforts to curb the use of foreign substances.

ESPN MLB
Sep 13, 2020

Abreu has 2 HRs, 7 RBIs as White Sox rout Tigers
Jose Abreu hit a pair of three-run home runs and matched a career high with seven RBIs, and the White Sox beat Detroit 14-0 on Saturday night for their eighth straight win against the Tigers.

ESPN MLB
Sep 12, 2020

Air quality issues expected to increasingly impact sports
Are professional sports leagues prepared to adapt and adjust to health hazards brought on by wildfires?

ESPN MLB
Sep 12, 2020

Fantasy baseball forecaster for Week 8 -- Sept. 14-20
Set your lineups for the week ahead in fantasy baseball with our forecaster preview, which features pitcher rankings, two-start pitchers, hitter ratings, schedule observations and more.

ESPN MLB
Sep 12, 2020

Twins' Romo suspended 1 game, fined for antics
Twins reliever Sergio Romo was suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount for "inappropriate actions" when he began jawing at Cleveland's Francisco Lindor during Friday's game.

ESPN MLB
Sep 12, 2020

A's Puk, Chapman set for season-ending surgery
Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman and left-handed prospect A.J. Puk are both set to undergo season-ending surgery next week, according to the team.

ESPN MLB
Sep 12, 2020

A's Puk set for season-ending shoulder surgery
Athletics left-handed prospect A.J. Puk is set to undergo season-ending surgery Wednesday on his pitching shoulder, and third baseman Matt Chapman is seeking another opinion on his right hip tendinitis.

ESPN MLB
Sep 12, 2020

Astros-Dodgers about more than just bad blood
Last time these rivals met, L.A. reliever Joe Kelly made a famous facial expression and the benches cleared. But Houston isn't looking back -- it's looking to get back over .500.

ESPN MLB
Sep 11, 2020

Two Giants-Padres games ppd. after positive test
MLB postponed the Giants-Padres games on Friday and Saturday after a member of the Giants' organization tested positive for COVID-19.

ESPN MLB
Sep 11, 2020

Sources: MLB bubble plan set; awaits union OK
MLB's plan for a postseason bubble would see the World Series start Oct. 20 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, and end no later than Oct. 28.

ESPN MLB
Sep 11, 2020

Sources: MLB's bubble plan awaits union approval
MLB's plan for a postseason bubble would see the World Series would start Oct. 20 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, and would end no later than Oct. 28.

ESPN MLB
Sep 11, 2020

Acuna exits after fouling ball off leg; X-rays OK
Braves left fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. had to be helped off the field after fouling a ball off his leg Friday night.

ESPN MLB
Sep 11, 2020

MLB says zero positive tests for 12 straight days
Since testing started, 86 of 115,337 samples have been positive, a rate of 0.07%, per Major League Baseball.

ESPN MLB
Sep 11, 2020

Phillies' Wheeler rips fingernail putting on pants
Undefeated Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Zack Wheeler ripped a fingernail putting on his pants, delaying his next start for two days and perhaps longer. Wheeler said it happened when he tripped and lost his balance.

ESPN MLB
Sep 11, 2020

Rays make history batting 9 lefties vs. Red Sox
The Tampa Bay Rays are the first team in modern MLB history to start nine left-handers in a lineup.

ESPN MLB
Sep 11, 2020

Yanks' Judge, Stanton could return next weekend
Ailing sluggers Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton might be back in the New York Yankees' lineup as soon as next weekend.

ESPN MLB
Sep 11, 2020

MLB playoff push: Magic numbers, current playoff bracket, key games and more
We look at the games that matter most and what the playoff matchups would be if the season ended today.

ESPN MLB
Sep 11, 2020

Dodgers' Pederson returns from paternity list
Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson, who has struggled this season, is returning from the paternity list. He is hitting .184 with 12 RBIs in 34 games this season.

ESPN MLB
Sep 11, 2020

Fantasy baseball pickups: Take a chance on Ty France
Ty France has become an everyday player in Seattle, batting fifth and playing numerous infield positions. He's one of several players who shouldn't be on the waiver wire at this point in the season.

ESPN MLB
Sep 11, 2020

Fernando Tatis Jr. and MLB's 100 most entertaining players
For a second straight summer, we crown the Padres shortstop as baseball's most fun-to-watch player. Who else made the list?

ESPN MLB
Sep 11, 2020

MLB playoff push: Marte helps make some Marlins magic
With a walk-off win, Miami isn't going away just yet. We look at the games that matter most and what the playoff matchups would be if the season ended today.

ESPN MLB
Sep 11, 2020

Dodgers get Betts 2B reps with start vs. D-backs
The Dodgers started Mookie Betts at second base Thursday to get him some experience at the position to prepare for an emergency situation in October.

ESPN MLB
Sep 11, 2020

Braves' pitching woes mount with Milone to IL
The Braves' banged-up starting rotation suffered another setback Thursday when Tommy Milone was placed on the injured list.

ESPN MLB
Sep 10, 2020

Dodgers' Buehler (blister) on IL; Kelly reinstated
The Dodgers placed starting pitcher Walker Buehler on the injured list Thursday because of a lingering blister issue in his pitching hand and reinstated hard-throwing reliever Joe Kelly.

ESPN MLB
Sep 10, 2020

Follow live: Royals' Brady Singer working on no-hitter vs. Indians
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ESPN MLB
Sep 10, 2020

Dodgers getting Betts 2B reps with start Thurs.
The Dodgers are starting Mookie Betts at second base Thursday to get him some experience at the position to prepare for an emergency situation in October.

ESPN MLB
Sep 10, 2020

Paxton adds to Yanks' woes, has injury setback
Yankees manager Aaron Boone said left-hander James Paxton experienced a setback in his return from strained left flexor tendon.

ESPN MLB
Sep 10, 2020

Diamondbacks designate Lamb for assignment
Jake Lamb, who made the All-Star Game in 2017 while hitting a career-high 30 home runs, has been designated for assignment by the Diamondbacks.

ESPN MLB
Sep 10, 2020

Braves pitching woes mount with Milone to IL
The Braves' banged-up starting rotation suffered another setback Thursday when Tommy Milone was placed on IL.

ESPN MLB
Sep 10, 2020

Nationals recall 32-year-old rookie Hernandez
The Nationals are calling up 32-year-old rookie Yadiel Hernandez to take the place of injured infielder/DH Howie Kendrick.

ESPN MLB
Sep 10, 2020

Panda out: Giants release fan favorite Sandoval
The Giants released Pablo Sandoval on Thursday, the second time this season the team has moved on from a longtime fan favorite.

ESPN MLB
Sep 10, 2020

White Sox lefty Keuchel lands on injured list
White Sox left-hander Dallas Keuchel was placed on the injured list Thursday because of back spasms.

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